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The Claudia Quintet | Royal Toast

Although it’s led by a drummer, the Claudia Quintet is not necessarily about groove.
Cuneiform (2010)
By JON GARELICK  |  May 28, 2010


When I reach John Hollenbeck by phone, he's on a sojourn typical of the modern itinerant composer — a week-long teaching residency.
John Hollenbeck plays New Year's Eve! Plus, the Rempis/Rosaly duo
By JON GARELICK  |  December 18, 2009

Fully loaded

One of the most hotly anticipated concerts of the season will be JOSHUA REDMAN's "Double Trio" concert at Berklee on January 22.
Joshua Redman, Cassandra Wilson, Lionel Loueke, and more
By JON GARELICK  |  December 30, 2008

Cuong Vu

For those who know trumpeter Cuong Vu from his work with the Pat Metheny Group, Vu-Tet could come as a rude shocker.
Vu-Tet | artistShare
By JON GARELICK  |  February 06, 2008